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[texts]One Can Find Summer's Happiness - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Amongst the warmth and light of an August afternoon Amongst the clouds and raindrops too Even in a world so much at odds and ends One can find summerâs happiness.
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 1
[texts]Lwoh (Howl spelled backwards ...) - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich I saw the best of my generation forgotten and pushed aside by arrogance dragged through the streets by the mad, the mean the angry mixed tripsters, occupying the centre of town
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 1
[texts]There's Frost in the Air - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich I shall walk down this road Alone if need be, a bohemian Lost amongst the fauxhemians.
Keywords: poem; existentialism; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Physics 100 Experiment: The Drag Force and Terminal Velocity - Patrick Bruskiewich
The purpose of this experiment is to learn about drag force, the coefficient of drag and terminal velocity. In Study 1 you will use Dimensional Analysis to determine a functional form for the drag Force . In Study 2 you will use Data to confirm the velocity dependence of the drag Force. In Study 3 you will study terminal velocity and use a graph to determine the coefficient of drag for several unknown shapes...
Keywords: Drag Force; dimensional analysis; terminal velocity; shapes
Downloads: 32
[texts]The Strong Have Conquered Us the Weak - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich We know despair, we always do Through the loss of beauty, something sacred. A goddess perhaps keeps watch so Nemesis does, in due course we are punished.
Keywords: poem; fate; Grand monuments crumble; civilizations are conquered; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 4
[texts]And Please Don't Forget Something Strong - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich I write these words On the back of a crumpled And long discarded plain paper grocery bag â¦
Keywords: poem; art and creativity; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Touching a Raw Nerve, A Ubyssey Letter from 2007 - Patrick Bruskiewich
The issue of a lack of transparency at the University of British Columbia is touched on in a 2007 letter to the Ubyssey, the student newspaper at UBC. The Canadian Magazine Maclean's makes application through the Freedom of Information legislation to get the background information to write their annual assessment of Canadian Universities. The People of Canada pays for much of the costs of UBC and as a result, the People of Canada own the information gathered regarding public programs and the lik...
Keywords: lack of transparency at UBC; autocracy; freedom of information; UBC; University of British Columbia
Downloads: 2
[texts]Helles Licht: Bright Light (Excerpt of a Novel) - Patrick Bruskiewich
This is Chapter 1 of the novel Helles Licht: A Novel about nuclear weapons development in wartime Germany and Japan which is available through AMAZON / Kindle Direct. The Novel focuses on the life of Herr Doktor Fritz Houterman and the work done by Germany and shared with their wartime Allie Japan. Mention is made of the work of Hideki Yukawa and a nuclear weapons test by Japan off Hungnam Korea in August 1945...
Keywords: nuclear weapons; wartime; Germany; Japan; Houterman; Yukawa
Downloads: 9
[texts]The New Ike Barber Learning Centre at UBC needs an Open Art Sculpture Garden. - Patrick Bruskiewich
A February 2008 letter to the Ubyssey at the University of British Columbia thanking Mr. Ike Barber for his $ 47 million endowment that saw the rebuilding of the UBC Main Library and the creation of the Ike Barber learning Centre. The letter suggest that the new Learning Centre needs an Open Air Sculpture Gallery to complete the project.
Keywords: Ike Barber Learning Centre; UBC; Open Air Sculpture Gallery
Downloads: 2
[texts]Brother ... Can You Spare a Dime? - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich They rob you Of your happiness These letters ⦠the bills The ⦠you owe us
Keywords: poem; depression; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Canada and the North Magnetic Pole - Patrick Bruskiewich
The 1947 Expedition Polco was the first major survey by the Government of Canada to locate and measure the North Magnetic Pole. The North Magnetic Pole (NMP), presently situated within Canadian territory, is drifting northwards and declining in intensity. By the middle of the 21st century it is predicted that the NMP will have drifted clear across the north geographical pole and be situated somewhere in northern Russia...
Keywords: Canada; North Magnetic Pole; drift; pole flip; Ross Expedition; 1947 Polco Expedition; the Auroral Borealis; International Geophysical Year; Canada-Denmark-Greenland-Ridge
Downloads: 48
[texts]Whilst Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder (a poem) - Patrick Bruskiewich
A poem about the impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh, using some of his own words ... Remember me when I am gone and colour not my story. In life I was a soul forgone, In death, sun’s flowers are my glory
Keywords: poem; absinthe; Vincent van Gogh
Downloads: 22
[texts]The Drag Force and Terminal Velocity - Patrick Bruskiewich
This is an in class experiment at a Physics 100 level to teach about the drag force and terminal velocity. In Study 1 you will use Dimensional Analysis to determine a functional form for the drag Force. In Study 2 you will use Data to confirm the velocity dependence of the drag Force. In Study 3 you will study terminal velocity and use a graph to determine the coefficient of drag for several unknown shapes...
Keywords: Drag Force; Coefficient of Drag; Terminal Velocity; Dimensional Analysis; skydiver; Grand Slam bomb
Downloads: 26
[texts]We've been Suzuki'd ... been Shanghai'd - Patrick Bruskiewich
A poem about the Asian Holocaust, where over 20 million Asians perished at the Hands of Emperor Hirohito and the Imperial Japanese Army. The poem expresses a concern that a prominent Canadian Goliath has chosen to stay silent for seven decades about the Asian Holocaust and by his silence deny this horrible suffering ever occurred. The poem is in both English and Japanese, with the Japanese translated into English...
Keywords: Asian Holocaust; Holocaust denial; Canadian Goliath; Emperor Hirohito; Imperial Japanese Army human cords of wood
Downloads: 13
[texts]Regnum Defende, Canada and Defending the Realm - Patrick Bruskiewich
Defining the Realm as the Crown, Canada, its Citizens, Institutions, National Interests and Sovereignty, the key mission of the Canadian Forces is to Defend the Realm (Regnum Defende). This mission involves Canadian Forces personnel who patrol the air, sea and land regions of Canada, provide search and rescue and assist civilian authorities in specified safety and security activities such as disaster management...
Keywords: Defending the Realm; Regnum Defende; Canada; Canadian Sovereignty; CAF
Downloads: 18
[texts]Canada and US Collective Security - Patrick Bruskiewich
As outlined in the Canada First Defence Strategy, Canada and the US share a common responsibility to provide for the collective defence of its citizens in a complex, multifaceted and changing world environment. While Canada has always placed its domestic needs foremost in our defence preparedness, there are four key areas of partnership between Canada and the United States in Collective Security. Since 1947, both Canada and the United States have successfully dealt with the evolving bi-national ...
Keywords: Canada; United States; Joint Defence; Pearson Doctrine; Collective Security
Downloads: 28
[texts]To Boldly Go, as Canadians Always Do, ICEOO - Patrick Bruskiewich
A look at Canadian's contribution to space research and a challenge to the Community of Nations to create a new UN Organization, ICEOO, the International Civil Earth Observation Organization. ICEOO is designed to assist the United Nations Security Council in its work in areas of conflict resolution and disaster management. Canada was the third nation into space after Russia and the United States and have played an important role in Communications and SAR Satellite developments...
Keywords: Canada and Space; Radarsat; ICEOO; the International Civil Earth Observation Organization; CUPJ; cupj
Downloads: 12
[texts]Conjectures, Proofs and Additives - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Have compassion for us! compassion for we the adventurous for our errors, for our sins. They are Apollinaire in nature.
Keywords: poem; mathematics; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Dorset Experiment 5 - The Study of Light Photons - Patrick Bruskiewich
The purpose of this lab is to study some properties of light photons, to learn how logarithms can be used to find a power law relationship, and to use this technique to derive the Wien Displacement Law and Stefan-Boltzmann Law. The Temperature of the Surface of the Sun will be estimated using the Wien Displacement Law. Using the Wien Displacement Law it is possible to provide a simple derivation of the Planck Expression.
Keywords: Light Photons; Wien Displacement Law; Stefan Boltzmann Law; Planck's Constant; spectrum of the sun
Downloads: 18
[texts]She is the Minatrice - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Her eyes are verdant green, As was her succulent soul. Looking at her, she did not seem so outgoing, to be so bold.
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 8
[texts]There for the Grace of God Go I (a poem) - Patrick Bruskiewich
A poem of Remembrance for Canadians who have laid down their life There for the grace of god go I to step the fields, and poppies pick crimson red, reminders still but I shall not forget A poem written in tribute to my godfather who died in August 1965 while serving in the RCAF in France with NATO. My godfather lies buried in an all but forgotten corner of Choloy cemetery in Nancy, France. I hope one day to bring him home to Canada, to set him to rest beside his parents, my maternal grandparents...
Keywords: Poem; Remembrance; Canadians; laid down life
Downloads: 8
[texts]Towards Eros, Lost and Found - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Those Eros lost and found And errors in a sorted life Skirt you disaster here and there Set thee coarse course, towards the dusk!
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 3
[texts]Then ... There was the Fifth - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich The crows flew overhead They cawed, they cawed, they cawed, but one just strangely cackled And flew unlike the rest.
Keywords: poem; lunacy; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]The Issue has Never Been One of Freedom of Expression - Patrick Bruskiewich
A short essay for the Graduate magazine at the University of British Columbia from January 2002 commenting on a lack of scholastic responsibility with a cross section of academics and instructors who do not have an appreciation of the rich Parliamentary Heritage of Canada, and the nature of democracy in Canada. In particular the article questions why the out dated and backward 19th century prejudices of Marx and Engels are still taught in the 21st century in a modern nation like Canada...
Keywords: lack of scholastic responsibility at UBC; nature of democracy in Canada; Parliamentary democracy; communism and socialism opiate of lazy intellect
Downloads: 25
[texts]Is UBC the Cambridge of the West Coast ? ... evidently not! - Patrick Bruskiewich
A 2007 letter to the Ubyssey newspaper asking the question "Is UBC the Cambridge of the West Coast" with the answer evidently not! It may have been once but today it treats its mathematicians, astronomers and physicists as second citizens not paying attention to their needs for new buildings and new classrooms. The letter touches on more issues.
Keywords: UBC; Cambridge of the West Coast; mathematicians; astronomers; physicists
Downloads: 8
[texts]Canadian Peacekeeping, Two Sad Stories - Patrick Bruskiewich
A submission to the UBYSSEY newspaper in 2005 outlining two sad stories one from Afghanistan and one from Bosnia. The courage and dedication of Madame Justice Louise Arbour is praised for her work on the articles of prosecution for war crimes in the former Yugoslavia. The AK-47 is described as an instrument of mass destruction. Praise for Canadians serving over seas. Request for aid in the reconstruction of elementary schools in Afghanistan.
Keywords: Canadian Peacekeeping; Afghanistan; Bosnia; Madame Justice Louise Arbour; AK-47 instrument of mass destruction
Downloads: 23
[texts]Conceptions as to What Perhaps May Be - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich With women, as with flowers Bright pollen bursts from within Carried by the wind before the tower That dare cast shadows on our sins.
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 5
[texts]A letter the week of 911 - Our Generation`s Finest Hour - Patrick Bruskiewich
A letter written the week of the September 11th, 2001 attack on the World Trade Centre, the Pentagon in Washington and the unsuccessful attack on the White House. 911 was the first attack on North America since the Second World War when German U-Boats and Japanese submarines attacked shipping off both coasts. If I feel threatened by what they have done, the bastards have won. I will not let them win...
Keywords: September 11th; 911; Courage; Character; Free and Democratic Nations; our Generation`s Finest Hour; Canada; Parliament of Canada; NATO; United Nations
Downloads: 27
[texts]Oh Well, They Are Enough - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Admittedly, they are quite small Twin curiosities at best deceptions that belie their age the true, the time ⦠the test
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 2
[texts]Tribute to His Holiness Pope John Paul 2 - Patrick Bruskiewich
A letter in tribute to Pope John Paul 2, written the week of his death. Pax Vobiscum
Keywords: Tribute; Pope John Paul 2; Pax Vobiscum. Pythagoras Publishing
Downloads: 129
[texts]The Cosmopolitan Nature of International Law - Patrick Bruskiewich
This October 2006 letter begins, "We Canadians must act as Good Samaritans" and makes mention of some of the advice the author has given over the past three decades including helping the Children of Chernobyl, helping to outline Canada's Policy "Responsibility to Protect", in areas of arms control and the Laws of the Seas. Mention is also made of the importance of the Vienna Convention brought into being by US President John F...
Keywords: Canada; Parliament; Responsibility to Protect; Vienna Convention; John F. Kennedy; Madame Justice Louise Arbour; Good Samaritans, Pythagoras Publishing
Downloads: 108
[texts]From Which Learns He - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original Poem by Patrick Bruskiewich I supped the nectar from the flower, a rose in full bloom. Let there be no fuller place posed
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 6
[texts]Physics 100 Experiment: The Coefficient of Restitution - Patrick Bruskiewich
The purpose of this lab is to study the coefficient of restitution. In Study 1 you will measure the Coefficient of Restitution and Fractional Energy Loss for a golf ball. In Study 2 you will use measure the Coefficient of Restitution and Fractional Energy Loss for a silicone rubber ball.
Keywords: elastic collision; inelastic collision; coefficient of restitution; fractional energy change
Downloads: 34
[texts]There'€™s a Mouse in my House - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich As I woke up With coffee in cup I happen to see â ... gulp There's a mouse Near my house Oh! What a louse.
Keywords: poem; funny; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 6
[texts]Collection Poetry One Archive 1 - Patrick Bruskiewich
A collection of fifty original Canadian poems by Patrick Bruskiewich
Keywords: Poetry; Original Poetry; Canadian Poetry
Downloads: 11
[texts]Abridged List of Publications, Submission and Projects undertaken by Patrick Bruskiewich, 1981-1999 - Patrick Bruskiewich
An abridged list of the publications, Submissions and Projects undertake by Patrick Bruskiewich in the period 1981 to 1999. A list for the period 2000 to 2012 will be prepared shortly. The author can be reached at pbruskiewich@gmail.com.
Keywords: Abridged list; Publications; Submission; Projects; Patrick Bruskiewich, Pythagoras Publishing
Downloads: 36
[texts]Lascap's Triangle, a synopsis. - Patrick Bruskiewich
A play on the name Pascal - the Lascap's Triangle - is a popular and simple mathematical puzzle presented to high school students to solve. Following a few subtle clues it is possible to decipher the puzzle. As I told a student trying to solve this puzzle "anything that be encrypted can be decrypted if you work at it long enough." An expression for the elements E(n,r) of Lascap's Triangle is derived by inspection.
Keywords: Lascap's Triangle; expression for elements; by inspection
Downloads: 12
[texts]Organizing for Innovation: Part 1 - Patrick Bruskiewich
Organizing for Innovation: A Systems Approach for Technical Management By J.A. Morton, VP Electronics Technology, Bell Telephone Laboratory, Inc. Chapters 1 - 3 McGraw Hill, NY, 1971
Keywords: Technology; Innovation; Organizing; Technical Management; Laboratory; Electronics
Downloads: 33
[texts]Past These Hours ... at Twilight's Gate - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem I howled at the moon The moon frowned back It floats a shiny balloon A light against the black.
Keywords: poem; lunacy; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 7
[texts]Cancer, no other word causes more dread in the heart of men ... - Patrick Bruskiewich
Cancer claims the lives of ten million people around the world each year and there are few medical procedures available to properly diagnose and treat the disease. This September 2008 editorial which first appeared in the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Journal looks at the NRU crisis, the design shortfalls of the 10 MW thermal MAPLE reactors, and several proposals on how one can deal with the NRU crisis, the MAPLE shortfalls and expanded SPECT radioisotope production using Canadian made cyclotro...
Keywords: SPECT radioisotope production; NRU; Maple Reactor; cyclotron; CUPJ
Downloads: 20
[texts]An editorial, Always be a Good Samaritan, God, Queen and Country - Patrick Bruskiewich
What it means to be a good Samaritan, particularly when you are a naval officer, a gentleman, a diplomat and a scholar. Some lessons that life has taught me after severely injuring my spine at sea while helping to save the life of an officer cadet. The four solemn duties of a Canadian Naval Officer: Protect the Realm, Serve Parliament, Respect International Law and Keep the Faith with those who Serve...
Keywords: Good Samaritan; four solemn duties of a Canadian Naval Officer; honour God; Queen and Country; keys to heaven or hell adage Richard Feynman; CUPJ; cupj
Downloads: 48
[texts]More Harm than Good, don't ask don't tell - Patrick Bruskiewich
There is a fundamental principle of law know as neglect. When disregard results in harm to others than one is culpable of neglect. If you were to inadvertently put poison into coffee and walked away and someone were to die from that poison you would be guilty of negligence. If you knew it was poison but had no premonition that someone would die, or did nothing to diminish the harm, then you would be guilty of manslaughter...
Keywords: AIDS; don't ask don't tell; neglect
Downloads: 41
[texts]Proposal to Create a new UN Organization, the International Civil Earth Observation Organization, ICEOO - Patrick Bruskiewich
It is recommended that a new UN organization be established, the International Civil Earth Observation Organization, (ICEOO) and that it be built up from the existing shared responsibilities outlined in the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters". ICEOO can be patterned to some extent on the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which grew from the Chicago Convention of 7th December, 1944...
Keywords: International Civil Earth Observation Organization; ICEOO; Canada; UN; NATO; Responsibility to Protect; Naval Quarantine of North Korea
Downloads: 16
[texts]Proliferation of WMD, A Hydra with Many Heads - Patrick Bruskiewich
Proliferation relates to all types of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), 1 whether they are Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Weapons. In the 1940âs Canada participated in WMD development as a wartime partner with America and Britain (ABC Partnership). In 1947 Canada declared that although we have the technological expertise to develop CBRN weapons, we would refrain from doing so, but would continue to work within the principles of our wartime agreements...
Keywords: Proliferation; WMD; Canada; UNSCR1718 (2006); UNSCR1874 (2009); Naval Quarantine of North Korea
Downloads: 15
[texts]Afghanistan and Operation Attention - Patrick Bruskiewich
Based on recommendations set out in the Manley Report (2008), Parliament has mandated a change of focus from a military one to a civilian one in Canadaâs role in Afghanistan. 1 Building on the successes of Operations APOLLO2 and ATHENA3, the Canadian Forces are now tasked to participate in ongoing humanitarian and training initiatives. Designated Operation ATTENTION, Canadaâs engagement in Afghanistan will now focus on non-combat initiatives in four vital areas.
Keywords: Afghanistan; Canada; NATO; Operation Attention
Downloads: 29
[texts]It is What it is, They Say - Patrick Bruskiewich
Twenty Original Poems by Patrick Bruskiewich 1) It is What it is , They Say 2) How to Survive on Nothing 3) From Behind the Moon 4) Rain Came Again 5)There's a Lady Amongst the Laity 6) Oh Well, They are Enough 7) Whatever Floats Your Boat 8) The Key Cannot Unlock You 9) Conjectures, Proofs and Additives 10) There's Frost in the Air 11) I Can Do It 12) Lwoh 13) Towards Eros, Lost and Found 14) That Particular Kind of Cold 15) Trials Worthy of an English Gentleman 16) Worked Upon by Words 17) Bit...
Keywords: Original Poems; Canadian; Eros; Love; Frost; Cold
Downloads: 12
[texts]She Has Not Much Yet To Grow - Patrick Bruskiewich
An original poem by Patrick Bruskiewich Laura de France, la Lyonesse She tries to understand her heart, and find true happiness in what is best The full pleasure that is the part.
Keywords: poem; eros; Canadian poetry
Downloads: 4
[texts]High Technology on the North Shore: The North and West Vancouver Economic Development Commission ( 1989 ): Part 2 - Patrick Bruskiewich
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Keywords: Survey; High Technology; North Shore; North and West Vancouver
Downloads: 37
[texts]Emily Carr, Visual Receptors, Science 201 (week 6) - Patrick Bruskiewich
The week six notes titled Visual Receptors, for Science 201, Vision Perception and Science taught by the author at the Emily Carr Institute for Art and Design (refer to Science 201 Course Outline).
Keywords: Emily Carr Institute for Art and Design; Science 201; Visual Receptors
Downloads: 49
[texts]Radarsat-2, the Naval Quarantine of North Korea and ICEOO - Patrick Bruskiewich
The Radarsat Synthetic Aperture Radar Satellites represents one of the most successful Canadian space projects over the past two decade. Concurrent with the development of this technology has been an evolving Canadian appreciation of Radarsat's diplomatic value in the areas of international law and disaster management. For instance, without Radarsat the UN sponsored naval quarantine of North Korea would not be so successful and efficient...
Keywords: Radarsat-2; Synthetic Aperture Radar; SAR; Satellite; NATO; Naval Quarantine of North Korea; UNSCR1718; UNSCR1874; Canada; Nobel Peace Prize; ICEOO; International Civil Earth Observation Organization
Downloads: 68
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